A loading apparatus for allowing wheelchair access to a vehicle is provided. The apparatus attaches to the hitch receiver of the vehicle, such as a van, truck or similar vehicle. The apparatus includes three ramp section pivotably connected such that the apparatus does not obstruct vision through the rear of the vehicle but also provides sufficient ground clearance for operation of the vehicle.
Medina, David; Cox, Joseph Ryan; and Orozco, Carlos, "Wheelchair vehicle ramp" (2012). USF Patents. 286.
University of South Florida